Clarence E Davis LUBBOCK- Clarence E Davis, 89, passed away Saturday October 6, 2012 in Abilene. Clarence was a lifelong resident of Lubbock until moving to Abilene 18 months ago. He was born July 25, 1923 in Stamford, Texas to Virgil and Linnie Davis. Clarence graduated from Lubbock High School. He married Bessie Thompson May 14, 1943 and joined the US Navy in September and served on a Sub Chaser in the Pacific Theater. Clarence worked 36 years for General Telephone. He enjoyed listening to music and loved being with his family. Clarence is survived by five daughters, Laura Stallings of Lubbock, Jane and Gene Foerster of Abilene, Kaye and Jerry McKay of Rowlett, Texas, Melinda Elliott and Henry Lara of Lubbock and Debbie Chatham of McKinney Texas; one son, Gary and Tammy Elliott of Lubbock; one brother, Virgil Davis, Jr.; one sister, Mary Karr; 17 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Bessie Davis, who passed away in 2001; his wife, Christine Elliott Davis in 2011; one brother; and two sisters. Visitation will be today, October 9, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Resthaven Funeral Home. Services will be Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 1 p.m. in Resthaven's Abbey Chapel with burial to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. In Lieu of flowers contributions may be made to American Parkinson Disease or to
. Condolences may be offered at www.resthavenfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Oct. 9, 2012